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Exam scripts being sorted and dispatched at the State Examinations Commission in Athlone. Photograph: Alan Betson

A shortage of teachers prepared to work as examiners is posing a “significant challenge” to the maintenance of standards in correcting the State exams(...)

There is still time to use the coming weeks effectively for the exams. Photograph: iStock

It's just a few weeks until the Junior and Leaving Cert exams get underway. The routines of school life are coming to an end. Students, and their pare(...)

Avoiding social media during study periods will help you stay focused. Photograph: iStock

Summer exams are like elephants. In the autumn, they are dots on a distant horizon. By spring, those dots are starting to look like actual elephants, (...)

Some union and school management bodies have suggested that oral   exams should be held during the Easter break, which could make it easier to source teachers. Photograph: Getty Images

Education authorities are still seeking teachers to work as examiners just weeks ahead of the start of the Leaving Cert oral exams due to a shortage o(...)

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Did you start (back at) college in September? If you are a registered student at one of Ireland's third level institutions, click HERE (htt(...)

Almost 50 Junior Cert students are set to receive top marks across all subjects on Wednesday Photograph: Peter Thursfield

More than 62,000 Junior Cert students are set to receive their results today, with almost 50 pupils securing top marks across all subjects. New limit(...)

Wroclaw is Poland’s fourth largest city. There are currently an estimated 124,000 students attending 26 public and private institutions in the city. Photograph: iStock

Download a pdf of the Higher Options 2018 floorplan here A university education at a UK college was something many young Irish students once consider(...)

The difficulties facing students trying to source accommodation in Dublin may be behind a significant drop in points for courses at some of the country’s biggest third-level institutions. File photograph: Getty Images

Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 round two offers: https://iti.ms/2LE2MH0 Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 round one(...)

Engineering, teaching  and nursing saw some of the biggest points increases in this year’s round one offers

Click hereto download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 round two offers: https://iti.ms/2LE2MH0 Click here to download a PDF of the CAO’s 2018 round one offer(...)

Life in college and the academic demands it places on you are different to secondary school. You’re now in charge of your own learning.

Download pdf of full CAO Round 1 points offer here  Many students who enter college through the Disability Access Support Scheme – known (...)

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